Canto 12: The Age of DeteriorationChapter 12: The Topics of Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam Summarized

Bhaktivedanta VedaBase: Śrīmad Bhāgavatam 12.12.6

prāyopaveśo rājarṣer

vipra-śāpāt parīkṣitaḥ

śukasya brahmarṣabhasya

saḿvādaś ca parīkṣitaḥ

SYNONYMS

prāya-upaveśaḥ — the fast until death; rāja-ṛṣeḥ — of the sage among kings; vipra-śāpāt — because of the curse of the brāhmaṇa's son; parīkṣitaḥ — of King Parīkṣit; śukasya — of Śukadeva; brahma-ṛṣabhasya — the best of brāhmaṇas; saḿvādaḥ — the conversation; ca — and; parīkṣitaḥ — with Parīkṣit.

TRANSLATION

Also described are saintly King Parīkṣit's sitting down to fast until death in response to the curse of a brāhmaṇa's son, and the conversations between Parīkṣit and Śukadeva Gosvāmī, who is the best of all brāhmaṇas.

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